PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona's unemployment rate for
March remained flat at 7.9%, above the national rate of 7.6% but below
the state's rate of 8.4% a year earlier.
The Department of Administration reports that the
private sector added nearly 18,000 jobs in March while government lost
The biggest job gain was seen in the leisure and hospitality sector, with 7,100 additional jobs.
Overall, 8 of the 11 economic sectors added jobs while one was flat and two lost jobs.
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